Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake 2.89 mag, 18 km SW of Whitehawk, CA

Earthquake location 39.5871658S, -120.6695023WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehawk in CA. The temblor was detected at 20:30:02 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73042541. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73042541, nn00643784. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 04:30:02 / July 10, 2018 @ 4:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.61 km, -120.6695023° West, 39.5871658° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sun Valley, Oroville, Palermo. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Grass Valley (c. 12 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

Did you feel anything?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SW of Whitehawk, CA.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.6695023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5871658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SW of Whitehawk, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-10 04:30:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-10 04:50:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 132 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1698 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73042541 Id of event.
Event Code 73042541 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73042541,nn00643784, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply